When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Late starts accepted
  • Course Code W23STEB03C
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

Learn the basic skills for working with new and scrap metals whilst exploring sculptural or applied ideas. Welding, gas cutting, grinding and safe workshop practice are covered. Work on personal or tutor led projects. It is essential to wear old clothes and strong footwear. These courses are technician supported. Basic materials included but extra charge for materials used over and above the allocated material course fee.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Beginners will be inducted into and practice various welding techniques including: Gas and electric processes including gas cutting, metal forming, shaping and grinding.
  • Returning/Ongoing Students will continue ongoing personal projects, improve skills and research new techniques and processes
  • All students: Learn and practice how to produce constructed metal objects to a satisfactory standard
  • All students: Understand and practice good standards of health and safety practice in relation to yourself and others in the studio
  • All students: Learn and practice how to develop research ideas imaginatively and sharing best practice through the work of other students
  • All students: Learn how these processes can be applied to sculpture and design, and the wider context of these processes


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • Class format and activities

    Working on individual project work in metal with Step by step instruction, demonstrations and observation. Individual tuition and question and answer. Group discussion and feedback. Photographic record of work in progress. Individual learning goals will be negotiated with the tutor

    Entry requirements

    No- but have a keen interest in sculpture, metal work and Art and Design

    What you need to know before you enrol


    What you need

    A sketchbook and pencils. Fire proof overalls or clothes and Protective footwear (strong shoes/ boots or steel capped boots). All college issue protective clothing and equipment must be worn where applicable. Extra charge for materials used over and above the allocated material course fee. Further requirements will be discussed at subsequent classes.

    What you can do next

    Further part-time Sculpture courses at Morley College, Part-time or full time sculpture /fine art courses, for example Art Foundation, BA or MA Fine Art